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CJC1000 - Introductions in Corrections Chapter 11 "The Federal System" Resource: Corrections in America, 12th ed., Allen/Latessa/Ponder\ Summer 2013

Federal institutions provide the following academic and occupational opportunities EXCEPT:

law enforcement training

About what percentage of the total federal inmate population is women?


The federal prison system was created for several interdependent reasons. Which of the following is NOT one of them?

Product of a movement to establish the federal government in the corrections business

The first federal prison is best described using all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:


Which president was responsible for assisting the creations of the Federal Bureau of Prisons?


How many federal prisons are available to house offenders as of mid- 2008?


The federal government passed a congressional bill to build the first three federal prisons in what year?


Which of the following is one of the first federal prisons that was acquired from the military in 1895?

Fort Leavenworth

All of the first federal prisons adopted their architectural design from which of the following?

Auburn system

Which of the following is NOT one of the acts that created more federal prisoners?

the Durham Act

One of the first all-female federal prisons opened in what year?


With the establishment of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, all of the following recommendations were made EXCEPT:

transfer all District of Columbia prisoners to state prison systems.

The Federal Bureau of Prisons adapted to the court's intervention in inmate conditions during the 1970s in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

re-examine the Bureau of Prisons goals.

Why was the National Institute of Corrections established?

To provide assistance to state and local correctional agencies and centers

Director Norman A. Carlson (1970-1987) changed the Bureau of Prisons in all of the following ways EXCEPT:

assigned trained psychologists in all federal prisons

The BOP's unit management movement in the 1970s to 1980s is generally characterized by all of the following EXCEPT:

remove staff from the purview of inmates.

All of the following are duties of the central office of the Federal Bureau of Prisons EXCEPT:

administrate the day-to-day operations of federal prisons.

Which of the following variables is NOT included in the federal BOP objective inmate classification system?

weapons use

The federal system classifies offenders into five levels. Which of the following is NOT one of them?


Federal Prison Camps are an example of which security level?


Which security level is responsible for special inmate populations, such as pretrial detention, inmates with severe and chronic medical problems, and extremely dangerous and violent inmates?


Medium security institutions as compared to maximum-security institutions have all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:

fewer inmate privileges.

Minimum or open institutions are beneficial for all the following reasons EXCEPT:

these institutions have a high level of rehabilitation programs as compared to community-based programs.

Maximum-security prisons are characterized by all of the following EXCEPT:

"community campus design"

Medium security prisons have all of the following characteristics EXCEPT:

all cells require solitary confinement.

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